Horst Bruning for Behr Large Rosewood Credenza
Horst Bruning for Behr, credenza, off-white grey plywood, rosewood, metal, Germany, 1960.
This simplistic geometric credenza holds a rosewood frame and a brushed metal frame. The sliding doors are made of white to grey Formica and have geometric grips. The contrast between the rosewood, metal and grey to white doors and stark white drawers is simplistic and functional yet also provides a certain grandeur. This piece offers a lot of storage space and is in great condition.
Horst Bruning is a designer whose keys ideas are minimalism, functionality, durability and the spirit of the time. On the other hand however, Bruning's furniture is timeless. Bruning studied Architecture and Interior Design at the College of Graphic Arts in Hamburg until 1956. In 1963 he set up an architecture and design office in Stuttgart. During this period, Bruning came in contact with Kill International, Kill International is an established and famous manufacturer, who have also produced many designs by Preben Fabricius and Jörgen Kastholm. Bruning has also worked together with this architect duo.